Cryptarius truncatus

Alexandre P. Marceniuk & Naércio A. Menezes, 2007, Systematics of the family Ariidae (Ostariophysi, Siluriformes), with a redefinition of the genera., Zootaxa 1416, pp. 1-126: 57

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Cryptarius truncatus


Cryptarius truncatus  (Valenciennes, 1840)

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Arius truncatus  ZBK  Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840b: 64. Type locality: Java, Indonesia. Holotype: MNHN B- 0590. 

Hemipimelodus cochlearis  ZBK  Fowler, 1935: 101, fig. 25. Type locality: Paknam , Thailand. Holotype: ANSP 60767.  Paratypes: ANSP 60768-73. 

Distribution: South and southeast Asia.

Countries: Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Habitat: Brackish waters.

Maximum size: 420 mm TL.

Material examined: ANSP 60768 (3 al, 166-190 mm TL) (1 c&s), Thailand, Paknam , Siam, at the mouth of the Me Nam Chao Phya, south of Bangkok   ; UMMZ 181176 (4 al, 227-290 mm TL) (1 c&s), Cambodia, Battambang, Tonle Sap (Great Lake) NW basin, Mekung dr   ; USNM 103189 (2 al, 246-283 mm TL), Thailand, Menam Chao Phya, Koh yYai, c. Siam   .